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9 Things to Check Out at Your Local Library (And We Don’t Mean Books)

I love libraries. Maybe it’s the introvert in me that feels drawn to quiet spaces; maybe it’s the two years in high school I spent as a library aide; maybe it’s my love of reading and learning. Whatever it is, I am so glad to have public libraries as part of my community. Whenever there’s […]

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Why I Quit Homeschooling My Kids

I never thought my kids would attend public school. I deeply believed in the benefits of homeschooling. I loved teaching my kids, and I truly couldn’t have imagined sending my kids off to be taught by another person all day long. And don’t even get me started on all of the horror stories I had […]

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I Didn’t Make My Kindergartner Do His Homework

My barely five-year-old entered the big wild world of kindergarten last year.  The first week of school my husband and I attended a kindergarten parent prep night.  At this meeting we were informed that kindergarten was no longer a “fun” grade like it was when we were children.  (Children these days have a lot less recess and […]

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Why You Need to Visit the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Disclaimer: We have partnered with The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, to share what makes them unique to our community. When was the last time you visited the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum? Has it been a couple of years or have you never had the chance? If you haven’t visited lately or its been […]

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